Bengaluru Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP), Chetan Singh Rathore speaking to media persons on Wednesday (Photo/ANI)
Bengaluru Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP), Chetan Singh Rathore speaking to media persons on Wednesday (Photo/ANI)

B'luru police to handover man who planted IED at Mangaluru airport to local cops

ANI | Updated: Jan 22, 2020 12:48 IST

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], Jan 22 (ANI): The Bengaluru Police on Wednesday said that the procedure is being followed to hand-over to the Mangaluru Police a suspect who surrendered before it two days after planting an improvised explosive device (IED) at the Mangaluru International Airport.
"He [the suspect] surrendered before police claiming to be responsible for the Mangaluru airport incident. He is being medically examined and we are preparing procedure to hand him over to the Mangaluru team which is already on their way," Bengaluru Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP), Chetan Singh Rathore told the media persons.
Aditya Rao surrendered before Bengaluru Police today, days after a bag of IED was recovered from Mangaluru airport. He hails from Udupi and has engineering and MBA degrees.
An investigation team of Mangaluru police is flying to Bengaluru to question him. "Mangaluru city police investigation team is flying to Bengaluru shortly to investigate the developments in connection with MIA case..the team will question the suspect and will initiate further necessary legal action," Commissioner of Police, Mangaluru City, tweeted.
According to the police, the IED was recovered from a bag at Mangaluru airport on January 20. It was later defused in an open field by the personnel of the bomb disposal squad. (ANI)

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